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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:07 am 
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They have changed the date and Location

2014 Annual ABS Conference will be held 12-14 September 2014
at The Huntington Library and Gardens in Pasadena California

I will post more information here as it becomes available.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 11:01 pm 
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More info.
Hope to see a lot of people there.


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September 11-14, 2014

Registration Info:

http://www.bamboo.org/2014ABSAnnualMeet ... onForm.pdf

ABS Southern California Chapter is very pleased to announce 2014 Annual ABS Conference will be held at the world famous Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, near Los Angeles.

Location of conference: http://www.huntington.org/

The theme is “Bamboo in Asian Culture” in honor of their expanding Chinese garden, new Bamboo Gardens and renovated Japanese Garden and expanding Bamboo Gardens. http://www.huntington.org/JapaneseGarden/

The Huntington has one of the best designed and curated gardens in the US.

James Folsom, Director of Gardens, is kindly hosting this event in appreciation for our assistance with their bamboo collection. We will have full use of their Conference Center, Classrooms and laboratories for the weekend.

Mr. Folsom will be co-hosting dinner for us at the Chinese Garden, a magical venue at night time!

Our guests will also have access to the Art Galleries and Gardens

http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Tem ... spx?id=202

Hotel information ……
Please note there is a major event at the Rose Bowl this weekend. 3 Concerts for 100,000 + people Th, Fri, Sat nights so hotel rooms are VERY scarce. We do have about 73 rooms secured. Call them early! Tell them you are with American Bamboo Society. May not have web check in so use PHONE.

Saga Motor Hotel – 43 rooms
$99-110 depending on type of room.
Contact: Melodee
Main. 626-795-0431
Fax. 626-792-0559
Toll Free. 1-800-793-7242
Website: thesagamotorhotel.com
Smoke free property

Holiday Inn Express – 20 rooms. Cut off date 8/27. Code HTO
Double (and a few with 2 singles) $129 King $139 +12% tax
Contact: Phoebe Valino
626 792 1363

Best Western Pasadena Inn – 10 rooms.
1 king bed is $89 + $10.68 = $99.68
2 queen beds are $109 + $13.08 = $122.08
Contact: Erika Hsu
3570 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 796-9100

Field trips Sunday 14 September

Full Day: San Diego Zoo and WAP, Quail BG

Half Day: Tour of HBG, Dr. Sussman’s Garden in San Dimas

See you there!

registration info:

http://www.bamboo.org/2014ABSAnnualMeet ... onForm.pdf

Agenda:
■Thursday 11 Sept Board Meeting AM and PM. Meet and greet in evening
■Conference Friday 12 and Saturday 13
■Tour to San Diego Zoo (full day) OR San Dimas (half day) Sunday 14


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:56 am 
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Updated Price and Schedule.

I recieved an email from Cliff Sussman saying:
"We have decided to eliminate "late registration" and price will be $175 for the whole conference. Also we will have one day admission for $100 to accommodate local visitors."

Here is the latest schedule:
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Schedule for 11 – 14 September 2014 American Bamboo Society Conference at The Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Gardens, San Marino, California


“Bamboo in Asian Culture”


Thursday 11 September 2014


8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ABS Board Meeting at Huntington Botanical Center

6:00-8:00 PM Meet and Greet new arrivals at Huntington Botanical Center

Make sure you have hotel reservations…….


Friday 12 September 2014


8-8:30 AM Registration

8:30 AM Opening Remarks: Jim Folsom, Director Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Gardens. Danielo Ramos, President ABS SOCAL

8:45 AM Keynote opening speaker: Thoop Nakasen, Nan Bamboo, Nan, Thailand. Bamboo giants of Thailand.

9:30 AM Jorge Lezcano. Arizona State University and Panama. Carbon Sequestration and Phytoliths in bamboo.

10:15 AM BREAK

10:30 AM Dr. Eduardo Ruiz Sanchez, BOTA. Jalapa, Mexico. Overview of bamboo botany in Mexico, new species and potential bamboos for Southern California.

11:15 AM Dr. Jen Parsons. San Diego Zoo. Bamboo Nutrition for the Pandas (and others)

12:00 PM Luc Boeraeve. Poperinge, Belgium. The YiPu garden in Suzhou, China: a hidden pearl.

12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch: Mediterranean Food

1:30 PM Track 1

3:00 PM Track 2

Choose two of the following five tracks:

1. David Chen. Chin Chu Bamboo Culture Garden, Taiwan. (Taiwan Bamboo Society). Bamboo bonsai.
2. Dr. Lynn Clark, Iowa State University, USA. Bamboo laboratory with fresh and dry specimens to explore under the microscope.
3. TBA. Cooking with bamboo shoots.
4. TBA. Bamboo propagation techniques.
5. Tour of Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Gardens.

4:30 PM Luc Boeraeve. Bamboo Societies and networks: evolution during the last 25 years

Evening

6:30-9:00 (to catch the moonlight) Japanese dinner and entertainment in Main Conference Hall.

TBA. Shakuhachi flute music.

Li Fang Tang. Yunlin Story House, Yunlin,Taiwan. ( Taiwan Bamboo Society).

Storytelling and bamboo culture in Taiwan.

David Chen. Calligraphy and bamboo painting

9:00 Explore Old Town Pasadena

Saturday 13 September 2014


8-8:30 AM Registration

8:30 AM Gerard Minakawa, California. Bamboo DNA. Large outdoor bamboo sculptures.

9:15 AM Armando Antonio Moreno Sanchez, Structural Engineering. DF, Mexico. Bamboo architecture projects in Mexico.

10:00 AM Susanne Lucas, World Bamboo Organization. Plymouth, Massachusetts. Tribute to Ned Jaquith. Book presentation: ”Bamboo”.

10:30 AM BREAK

10:45 AM Niramit Sareerudt, Ubo Ratchatani, Thailand. Million Guaduas for Thailand Project.

11:15 AM Susanne Lucas. Tribute to Richard Haubrich.

11:30 James Clever, President. ABS National Meeting

12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch: Panera

1:30 PM South Korean Ambassadors. Welcome to Damyang and WBC 2015

2:OO PM Closing Remarks

2:30 PM Auctions

Evening

6:30-9:00 (to catch the moonlight) Chinese dinner and entertainment in Chinese Garden of Flowing Fragrance

McCleod . Japanese basket display and lecture.

9:00 PM Explore Old Town Pasadena

Sunday 14 September 2014


8-8:30 AM Registration

8:30 AM – 5:30 Danielo Ramos. Full day tour to San Diego including San Diego Botanic Gardens, San Diego Zoo.

OR

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Dr. Cliff Sussman. Half day tour of Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Gardens.and Dr. Sussman’s office garden and personal collections.



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